Zalgiris, the bottom winger who “is close to winning”

Real Madrid receive (20:45, Dazn) the bottom, Zalgiris Kaunas, the only one who has not won a single game in the first eight days since the format of all against all in the 2016-17 season. Previously, in 2015-16, the last Euroleague group stage, Dinamo Sassari finished winless: 0-10. And we would have to go back another five seasons, to 2010-11, to see another team with 0-8: it was Cibona, who also finished 0-10.

The Zalgiris is wounded, but not dead, for Laso: “If he has not won yet, he is close to doing so. It is a well-built team that we must respect., with good bases and with a group of players with character who transmit a lot of energy “. The Austrian Martin Schiller was dismissed after the second day, despite the good previous work and finishing last year with a balance of 17-17. The following six defeats have come with the Slovenian Jure Zdovc on the bench, a great point guard, European champion with Maljkovic’s Limoges in 1993 and remembered because at Eurobasket 91, just before the semi-finals, the Slovenian government, which had proclaimed independence, He asked him to go home and stop competing with Yugoslavia. He did so through tears. He received his gold medal 14 years later, in a tribute after his retirement, from the hands of Dusan Ivkovic, coach in that European and who died last September.

Zalgiris have just signed guard Tai Webster, after terminating Emmanuel Mudiay’s contract, and forward Zoran Dragic. The first has not yet been released in the Euroleague, but it has in the Lithuanian League. Lauvergne’s loss has hurt them and rookie Josh Nebo (9.5 points and 6.8 rebounds) is the best news so far. A late-growing, athletic center who started out in American football.

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In Madrid, Williams-Goss, Thompkins and Randolph, who have a few weeks left to reappear, are still out. And Alocén will continue out for a few more days due to his back discomfort. Between Yabusele and Tavares they stack 25.5 points, 11.8 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 2.7 recoveries for a PIR of 35.3. Laso talks about the evolution of the bases, that the improvement of the game has to come “from them”, and Heurtel says: “He’s playing at a high level, but it’s probably the player I’m most above “.

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